Position: COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

Long journey has been hard on community

"We have a long journey ahead of us." Elaine Hatfield Hall said this at a press conference Tuesday, and it reminded me of the first vigil for her missing son Dylan Redwine, which was organized by...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Time for some crazy calls to your local paper

I'm not sure if it's the heat, summertime blues, or some confluence of the stars, but the funny phone call quotient here at the Pine River Times seems to have spiked recently. My favorite was a...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

We're all going to die. Are you ready?

Not to be morbid but here is your reminder - you are going to die. Some of us sooner than later; some quickly; some young and some old. But it is going to happen, guaranteed. Have you and your...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Academy Band hits home run in Bayfield

By Melanie Brubaker Mazur Two recent events have brightened up this yucky time of year. On Saturday, the U.S. Air Force Academy Band performed at the Bayfield Performing Arts Center, filling the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

America and the rest of the world are on a collision course

By Dick Carmack America (and the world with her) is on a collision course leading to the death of our nation, and by extension the death of civilization on this earth. The Bible foretells the event...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Self-delusion will lead to decline of the United States

By Dick Carmack Head-in-the-sand liberals come in all sizes and live in the most unlikely places. Even out here in the beauty of God's country, you will find those who insist on denying reality...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Colorado agriculture is important for state economy

By Don Brown Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Most Coloradans did not grow up in a rural area and have never been on a farm or ranch, yet the people of Colorado support agriculture's positive...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Hellery and globalists are now in panic mode

Editor's note: Dick Carmack, a native of Bayfield, is a newspaperman who will be writing some columns for the Times. Let us know what you think! By Dick Carmack George Soros, a Hungarian...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Set goals, or just give up?

By Melanie Brubaker Mazur It's that time again, involving resolutions for the new year. After 49 years, it's finally dawning on me that I'm not particularly good at suddenly trying to reverse all...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

State budgets continue to ignore schools, highways

By J. Paul Brown One of my responsibilities as your state representative is to attend the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) hearings for state departments for which my committees have oversite. That...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Fake news has serious consequences

By Carole McWilliams Last week, I expressed concern about the future of the First Amendment in general, including freedom of the press, given our ruler-elect's hostility to fact-based news...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

Ringing bells provides welcome pause before Christmas

By Melanie Brubaker Mazur It's the time of year for ringing bells for the Salvation Army. After a hiatus last year, I signed up for a stint this month and convinced one of my kids to come with me....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Talk of the Times

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